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Facebook’s threat to the NYU Ad Observatory is an attack on ethical research

Facebook’s threat to the NYU Ad Observatory is an attack on ethical research

Nieman Lab - Andy Sellars

Facebook may defend its actions on the grounds of user privacy, but its real concern is losing control of how the company is scrutinized. Late last week, Facebook sent a legal threat to the NYU Ad Observatory, a research project that collects and studies political ads on Facebook. The timing of this …

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